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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
(210) 486-4513
Mon - Thu: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4 pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm

Advanced Water Treatment

Academic Certificate (Level 1) Program Plan 

The Level 1 Certificate in Advanced Water Treatment will prepare students for employment in the water treatment industry.  Upon certificate completion, students will obtain the technical and scientific knowledge to obtain licensure in this field of study. Students will monitor, troubleshoot, and chemically clean equipment that is essential for the treatment of water/wastewater.  

Semester I

  • EPCT 1327 - Basic Water Works Operation 
  • EPCT 1328 - Basic Wastewater Operation
  • EPCT 2315 - Water Laboratory
  • CHEM 1305 - Introduction to Chemistry

Semester II

  • EPCT 2303 - Surface and Groundwater Collection 
  • EPCT 2314 - Wastewater Laboratory
  • EPCT 2312 - Water Rules and Regulations

Semester III

  • EPCT 1343 - Treatment, Remediation, and Disposal Techniques
  • EPCT 2342 - Advanced Water & Wastewater Chemistry
  • EPCT 1347 - Waste Minimization & Pollution Prevention
  • EPCT 1251 - Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • EPCT 2435 - Capstone - Advanced Environmental Instrumental Analysis


Program Coordinator

Dr. Howard Marquise
Phone: (210) 486-4355
Office: WETC

Area Contacts

Emily Coppin
Administrative Specialist
Phone: (210) 486-4352
Office: MLH-201

Shierly Rivera
Administrative Associate
Phone: (210) 486-4354
Office: MLH-201

Heather McCreery
Academic Chair, Workforce Programs
Phone: (210) 486-4360
Office: MLH-201A